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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sesser City, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 110

5 to 9 years : 131

10 to 14 years : 115

15 to 17 years : 8

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 0

21 years : 36

22 to 24 years : 20

25 to 29 years : 124

30 to 34 years : 34

35 to 39 years : 27

40 to 44 years : 39

45 to 49 years : 55

50 to 54 years : 35

55 to 59 years : 53

60 and 61 years : 44

62 to 64 years : 25

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 25

70 to 74 years : 81

75 to 79 years : 53

80 to 84 years : 38

85 years and over : 20

Female:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 9 years : 85

10 to 14 years : 63

15 to 17 years : 18

18 and 19 years : 16

20 years : 0

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 32

25 to 29 years : 60

30 to 34 years : 83

35 to 39 years : 49

40 to 44 years : 93

45 to 49 years : 89

50 to 54 years : 93

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 31

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 26

70 to 74 years : 79

75 to 79 years : 74

80 to 84 years : 37

85 years and over : 86


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,306

Multiple ancestry : 451

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 49

Ancestry not reported : 383


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sesser City, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,147

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 7

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 7

Not a U.S. citizen : 28


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 17 years : 420

18 to 24 years : 125

25 to 34 years : 301

35 to 44 years : 208

45 to 54 years : 272

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 56

65 to 74 years : 220

75 years and over : 308

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 17 years : 353

18 to 24 years : 119

25 to 34 years : 273

35 to 44 years : 202

45 to 54 years : 215

55 to 59 years : 53

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 36

65 to 74 years : 184

75 years and over : 195

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 67

18 to 24 years : 6

25 to 34 years : 28

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 50

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 85

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 7

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 28


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 905

Female : 907

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 183

Female : 152

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 7

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 1,802

Born in other state in the United States : 309

Native: born outside the United States : 7

Foreign born : 28


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 248

Now married, except separated : 607

Divorced : 283

Separated : 53

Widowed : 152

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 6

Now married, except separated : 156

Divorced : 40

Separated : 0

Widowed : 66

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 35

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Speak only English : 2,018

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 7


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sesser City, Illinois

  • United States Or American: 325   (21.3%)
  • German: 246   (16.2%)
  • English: 214   (14.1%)
  • Irish: 165   (10.8%)
  • Other Groups: 143   (9.4%)
  • Italian: 108   (7.1%)
  • Polish: 94   (6.2%)
  • Dutch: 64   (4.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 41   (2.7%)
  • Welsh: 31   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 30   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 22   (1.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 11   (0.7%)
  • Croatian: 8   (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 6   (0.4%)
  • Subsaharan African: 5   (0.3%)
  • European: 4   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 1   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sesser City, Illinois is 2,189



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sesser City, Illinois: 1,088
Female Population in Sesser City, Illinois: 1,101


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sesser City, Illinois: 29.4
Median Female Resident Age in Sesser City, Illinois: 47.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sesser City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

40.6

Male

39.9

Female

41.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.3

Male

31.3

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.0

Male

48.5

Female

49.5

Asian


Both sexes

11.5

Male

44.5

Female

9.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

71.5

Male

0.0

Female

71.5

Other


Both sexes

14.5

Male

13.5

Female

16.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.5

Male

9.5

Female

16.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

15.2

Male

14.5

Female

15.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.7

Male

39.9

Female

41.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Sesser City, Illinois


  • White: 2,146
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 7
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 36



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Sesser City, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sesser City, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (2.46%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.62%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (1.38%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 49   (7.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 25   (3.85%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (1.38%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (2.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (3.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 257   (39.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 68   (10.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 70   (10.77%)
  • Associate Degree: 50   (7.69%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 35   (5.38%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (2.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.77%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.46%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.49%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.62%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 101   (12.47%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (1.98%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (4.2%)
  • 11th Grade: 39   (4.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 32   (3.95%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 264   (32.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 74   (9.14%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 113   (13.95%)
  • Associate Degree: 58   (7.16%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 42   (5.19%)
  • Master's Degree: 22   (2.72%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.25%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Sesser City, Illinois

  • Sesser-valier Cusd 196


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 4626 State Hwy 154, Sesser, IL 62884, Phone: (618) 625-5105, Students: 778 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sesser City, Illinois

  • Sesser-valier Elem School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 4626 State Hwy 154, Sesser, IL 62884, Phone: (618) 625-5105, Students: 371 )

  • Sesser-valier Jr High School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 4626 State Hwy 154, Sesser, IL 62884, Phone: (618) 625-5105, Students: 180 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Sesser City, Illinois

  • Sesser-valier High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 4626 State Hwy 154, Sesser, IL 62884, Phone: (618) 625-5105, Students: 227 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Sesser City, Illinois

  • Sesser Public Library


    303 West Franklin Street, Sesser, IL 62884

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sesser City, Illinois


  • Goode Barren Historical Society


    Po Box 418, Sesser, IL 62884

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sesser City, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sesser City, Illinois.

Area Features of Sesser City, Illinois


Bridge


(1) Gallaway Bridge Historical  

Building


(1) Barren Townhall   (2) Sesser Fire Protection District  

Cemetery


(1) Bear Point Cemetery   (2) Maple Hill Cemetery   (3) Mitchell Cemetery   (4) Ward Cemetery   (5) Youngblood Cemetery  

Church


(1) Apostolic Church   (2) Bear Point Church   (3) Church Of Christ   (4) Church Of God   (5) First Christian Church   (6) First United Methodist Church   (7) Hazel Dell Free Will Baptist Church   (8) Horse Prairie Baptist Church   (9) Saint Marys Catholic Church   (10) White Oak Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Sesser   (2) Township Of Goode  

Dam


(1) City Of Sesser Reservoir Dam   (2) Mine Number 21 Dam  

Mine


(1) Old Ben Number 21 Mine   (2) Old Ben Number 26 Mine   (3) Old Keller Mine  

Park


(1) Sesser Public Use Area  

Populated Place


(1) Sesser  

Reservoir


(1) Mine Number 21 Reservoir   (2) Sesser Lake  

School


(1) Bear Point School Historical   (2) Greenbrier School Historical   (3) Hazel Dell School Historical   (4) Keller School Historical   (5) Martin School Historical   (6) Sesser-valier High School   (7) West Center School Historical   (8) Whiteoak School Historical   (9) Wilson School  

Stream


(1) Hog Creek   (2) Jackie Branch   (3) Little Indian Creek   (4) White Oak Creek  

Summit


(1) Moores Hill  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sesser City, Illinois

62884 (pop. 3,083)


Cities Nearby Sesser City, Illinois

Goode Township, IL  (pop. 2,869) 0.4 Miles
Barren Township, IL  (pop. 274) 3.5 Miles
Valier Village, IL  (pop. 627) 5.2 Miles
Bald Hill Township, IL  (pop. 681) 6.4 Miles
North City Village, IL  (pop. 655) 6.8 Miles
Elk Prairie Township, IL  (pop. 732) 6.9 Miles
Browning Township, IL  (pop. 2,493) 7.5 Miles
Nason City, IL  (pop. 166) 7.5 Miles
Tyrone Township, IL  (pop. 5,004) 7.6 Miles
Buckner Village, IL  (pop. 423) 7.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sesser City, Illinois

618



Elevation in Sesser City, Illinois is 486.0 ft. (148.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sesser City, Illinois

Lat: 38.091251 N        Long: -89.050608 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sesser City, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sesser City, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 42   (5.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 23   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 30   (3.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 72   (8.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 78   (9.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 74   (8.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 143   (17.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 69   (8.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 45   (5.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 30   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 89   (10.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 131   (15.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 599

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 35

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 54


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 78

5 to 9 minutes : 60

10 to 14 minutes : 14

15 to 19 minutes : 50

20 to 24 minutes : 71

25 to 29 minutes : 68

30 to 34 minutes : 156

35 to 39 minutes : 61

40 to 44 minutes : 21

45 to 59 minutes : 34

60 to 89 minutes : 21

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sesser City, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 386

No Social Security income : 560


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sesser City, Illinois)

With retirement income : 271

No retirement income : 675


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 175

$10,000 to $14,999 : 54

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 30

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 58

$35,000 to $39,999 : 52

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 54

$60,000 to $74,999 : 80

$75,000 to $99,999 : 59

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $33,412


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sesser City, Illinois

  • WCIL (1020 AM; 1.0 kW; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Mc Leansboro, IL; Owner: Dana Communications Corporation)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5.0 kW; Marion, IL; Owner: Fishback Media, Inc.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; 10.0 kW; Centralia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; 0.003 kW; Centralia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; West Frankfort, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 0.77 kW; Herrin, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WINI (1420 AM; 0.5 kW; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Radio Station Wini)
  • WDQN (1580 AM; 0.17 kW; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Duquoin Broadcasting Company, A General Partnership)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 0.25 kW; Johnston City, IL; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 0.25 kW; Marion, IL; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5.0 kW; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 1.5 kW; Woodlawn, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Illinois, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Sesser City, Illinois

  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; Nashville, IL; Owner: Benjamin Stratemeyer)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; Woodlawn, IL; Owner: Benjamin Stratemeyer)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; Orient, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WXAN (103.9 FM; Ava, IL; Owner: Southern Gospetality, Llc)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; Thompsonville, IL; Owner: Kenneth W. And Jane A. Anderson)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; Hoyleton, IL; Owner: Dana R. Withers)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; Murphysboro, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; Macedonia, IL; Owner: Dana Communications Corp.)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; Woodlawn, IL; Owner: Volunteer Broadcasting Of Illinois)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; Woodlawn, IL; Owner: Volunteer Broadcasting Of Illinois)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; Marion, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Murphysboro, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; Hurst, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WAPO (90.5 FM; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Bluford, IL; Owner: Real Life Radio Foundation, Inc.)
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Heterodyne Broadcasting Company)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; Carterville, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WMIX-FM (94.1 FM; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; Carbondale, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Three Angels Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; Marion, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; Macedonia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sesser City, Illinois

  • WPXS (Channel 13; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: Wpxs, Inc.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; Tamaroa, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sesser City, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 63  (15.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 56  (13.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 39  (9.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 152  (36.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 119  (25.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 118  (25.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 168  (36.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 83 Farms In Sesser City, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sesser City, Illinois

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

State Bank Of Whittington - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $119.7k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sesser City, Illinois

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 19.1 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 19.5 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 23.5 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 23.9 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 29.2 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 38.5 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 51.2 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 52.8 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 53.4 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sesser City, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.84%

Carpooled

14.60%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.47%

Walked

1.29%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

2.80%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sesser City, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 397

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 20

Female householder, no husband present : 264

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 234

Householder not living alone : 31


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 61

All other households : 874


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 373

Renter-occupied housing units : 24

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 151

Renter-occupied housing units : 113

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 162

Renter-occupied housing units : 103


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 195

$10,000 to $14,999 : 97

$15,000 to $19,999 : 27

$20,000 to $24,999 : 48

$25,000 to $29,999 : 98

$30,000 to $34,999 : 116

$35,000 to $39,999 : 59

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 74

$60,000 to $74,999 : 87

$75,000 to $99,999 : 73

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Total : 1,154


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Occupied : 946

Vacant : 208


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 7

Built 2000 to 2004 : 25

Built 1990 to 1999 : 20

Built 1980 to 1989 : 107

Built 1970 to 1979 : 124

Built 1960 to 1969 : 98

Built 1950 to 1959 : 234

Built 1940 to 1949 : 152

Built 1939 or earlier : 387


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 633

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 305

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 8

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 19

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 54

$25,000 to $29,999 : 30

$30,000 to $34,999 : 27

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $49,999 : 77

$50,000 to $59,999 : 94

$60,000 to $69,999 : 62

$70,000 to $79,999 : 98

$80,000 to $89,999 : 56

$90,000 to $99,999 : 47

$100,000 to $124,999 : 8

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $174,999 : 37

$175,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 17

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 323

Housing units without a mortgage : 366


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sesser City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $161,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $95,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $20,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $72,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $81,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $41,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $60,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $53,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sesser City, Illinois: 66.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sesser City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 3 3 $335,636
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $335,636
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sesser City, IL): $25,714
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sesser City): $40,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sesser City): $371
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sesser City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 67.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.7%
Electricity: 30.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sesser City, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sesser City, Illinois

Crossroads Community Home Heal


     Address: 1009 S 42nd Suite 4, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/15/1983

Good Samaritan Rg Hlth Ctr Hhs


     Address: 605 North 12th Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 11/4/1968

Hospital Home Care


     Address: 101 North Walnut, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 2/28/1990

Perry County Health Department


     Address: 907 South Main, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/5/1978

Williamson Co. Programs On Aging Home Health


     Address: 204 Rushing Drive, Herrin, Illinois 62948
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/8/1988

Hospitals Close To Sesser City, Illinois

Marshall Browning Hospital


     Address: 900 North Washington Street, Du Quoin, Illinois 62832
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Good Samaritan Regional Hlth Center


     Address: 605 N 12th Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Crossroads Community Hospital


     Address: 8 Doctors Park Road, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Pinckneyville Community Hospital


     Address: 101 N Walnut, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Herrin Hospital


     Address: 201 S 14th St, Herrin, Illinois 62948
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Sesser City, Illinois

Franklin Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility


     Address: 201 Bailey Lane, Benton, Illinois 62812
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Fair Acres Nursing Home


     Address: 514 East Jackson, Du Quoin, Illinois 62832
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 59%

Fairview Nursing Center


     Address: 602 East Jackson, Du Quoin, Illinois 62832
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Westside Care Center


     Address: 601 N Columbia, West Frankfort, Illinois 62896
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 58%

Frankfort Healthcare & Rehab Center


     Address: 2500 East St. Louis Street, West Frankfort, Illinois 62896
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sesser City, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 142 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sesser City, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 435
    Disabled Workers: 115
    Widowers Workers: 90
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Franklin County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.56%
  • Bush & Cheney 53.68%
  • Other 0.76%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Sesser City, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Franklin County, IL

5.34 % of Franklin County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,524

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Franklin County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Williamson County , IL 1.22 % ($29,200 AGI )
  • Jackson County , IL 0.34 % ($22,367 AGI )
  • Perry County , IL 0.29 % ($19,476 AGI )

Relocation away from Franklin County, IL

5.24 % of Franklin County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,619

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Franklin County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Williamson County , IL 1.39 % ($30,598 AGI )
  • Jackson County , IL 0.39 % ($20,607 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , IL 0.29 % ($27,643 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Sesser City, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Sesser City, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/14/2004, 01:50 am 0 0 $1K --
05/25/2004, 03:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
04/27/2002, 11:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
08/18/2001, 04:55 pm 0 0 $25K --
04/16/2000, 08:25 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/04/1999, 08:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/17/1999, 02:55 pm 0 0 $10K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sesser City, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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